The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 47 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.41% 3.21% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.32% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 15
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
600 573 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.56% 96.79% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 535 454 426
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (91.49%) Software Engineering
2 35 (74.47%) Java
2 35 (74.47%) SQL
3 32 (68.09%) J2EE
3 32 (68.09%) Linux
3 32 (68.09%) Python
4 30 (63.83%) Perl
4 30 (63.83%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (63.83%) REST
5 26 (55.32%) HTML
5 26 (55.32%) Oracle
6 25 (53.19%) DB2
6 25 (53.19%) Web Services
7 24 (51.06%) XHTML
7 24 (51.06%) Apache
7 24 (51.06%) RESTful
7 24 (51.06%) Big Data
8 10 (21.28%) Degree
8 10 (21.28%) SaaS
9 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
9 9 (19.15%) C++
9 9 (19.15%) C
10 7 (14.89%) JUnit
10 7 (14.89%) UNIX
10 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
10 7 (14.89%) Simulink
10 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.77%) Scrum
11 6 (12.77%) Maven
11 6 (12.77%) Ruby

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (51.06%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Simulink
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.64%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) GSM
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (63.83%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (53.19%) DB2
3 24 (51.06%) Big Data
4 4 (8.51%) SQLite
4 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) JUnit
2 6 (12.77%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Electronics
2 5 (10.64%) Aerospace
2 5 (10.64%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) J2EE
2 30 (63.83%) REST
3 26 (55.32%) HTML
4 25 (53.19%) Web Services
5 24 (51.06%) XHTML
5 24 (51.06%) RESTful
6 6 (12.77%) JMS
6 6 (12.77%) EJB
7 5 (10.64%) XML
7 5 (10.64%) Java EE
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) Ajax
8 4 (8.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (8.51%) POCO
8 4 (8.51%) .NET
9 3 (6.38%) CSS
9 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.26%) CSS3
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Embedded Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.64%) CAN bus
2 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.77%) Kanban
3 6 (12.77%) UML
3 6 (12.77%) Scrum
3 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.64%) Refactoring
5 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) OO PHP
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) OOP
7 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.13%) Validation
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) Java
1 35 (74.47%) SQL
2 32 (68.09%) Python
3 30 (63.83%) Perl
4 9 (19.15%) C
4 9 (19.15%) C++
5 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
6 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.77%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) Ruby
7 5 (10.64%) C#
7 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.64%) Embedded C
7 5 (10.64%) Embedded C++
8 4 (8.51%) VC++
9 3 (6.38%) PHP5
10 2 (4.26%) VB6
10 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.26%) VB
11 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) HND
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Nagios
1 5 (10.64%) OpenNMS
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
1 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (55.32%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) Twitter
4 2 (4.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Perforce
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